1. The method to study functions of Stone Age tool is

(A) Stratigraphy
(B) Flaking experiments 
(C) Micro-wear study
(D) Typology

2. Copper harpoons have been found from which sites?

(i) Nasirpur
(ii) Shishupalgarh
(iii) Hastinapur
(iv) Lal Qila

(A) (i) and (ii)
(B) (ii) and (iii)
(C) (iii) and (iv)
(D) (i) and (iv)

3. Wurm I & II stadials’ culture is

(A) Acheulian
(B) Oldowan
(C) Mousterian 
(D) Perigordian

4. Match the following List – I with List – II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the list:

List – I
List – II
a. Dvaja Sthambha
i. Image Pillar
b. Jaya Sthambha
ii. Flag-staff
c. Kirti Sthambha
iii. Victory Pillar
d. Chhaya Sthambha
iv. Fame Pillar
      a       b       c       d
(A) i        ii       iii       iv
(B) ii       iii       iv       i
(C) iii      iv       i        ii
(D) iv      i        ii       iii

5. Who among the following is the author of The Roots of Ancient India?

(A) Stuart Piggot
(B) Walter Fair
(C) V.G. Childe
(D) A. Ghosh

6. Pots of black slippedware were identified at

(i) Rajghat
(ii) Dwarka
(iii) Agiabir
(iv) Koldihwa

(A) (i) and (ii)
(B) (i) and (iii)
(C) (i) and (iv)
(D) (ii) and (iii)

7. Assertion (A): Harappan people had a body of systematic scientific knowledge in various fields.
Reason (R): Evidences of weights and scales have been found from Harappan civilization.

(A) (A) is correct and (R) is false.
(B) (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is correct explanation of (A).
(C) (A) and (R) are not correct.
(D) (A) is not correct and (R) is correct.

8. Which of the following figure is mainly depicted on the coins of Gangeyadeva Kalachuri?

(A) Lakshmi
(B) Vishnu
(C) Saraswati
(D) Kartikeya

9. Which inscription mentions by name both Kalidasa and Bharavi?

(A) Allahabad Prashasti of Samudra Gupta
(B) Talagunda Pillar inscription of Kakustha Varma
(C) Girnar inscription of Rudradaman
(D) Aihole inscription of Pulakesin – II

10. Karle Rock-cut Cave was excavated in

(A) 1st Century B.C.
(B) 2nd Century B.C. 
(C) 1st Century A.D.
(D) 2nd Century A.D.

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